• Do You Desire to Become All that God Created You to Be?

    Do you want your life to have purpose and meaning? Well, you’ve come to the right place. Revealing, restoring, remolding the heart through truth that leads to hope is my life’s calling. You will find among the pages of this site the love that you desire and the answers that you seek. So open your heart and your mind as you take a few moments to browse around. Always remember, the Lord loves you more than you know! Enjoy!

  • Are You Looking for Answers?

    The reason I write is simple. My life was so messed up and totally out of control. Then God reached down, touched my heart and set me free! He wants to do the same for you!

    That’s why He called me to share His simple truth with you in tangible, life-changing ways through various books and blog posts.

Themed Retreat Notebooks

Retreat Themed Notebooks–Handmade–Simple to Do

Handmade Fabric Notebooks Are Easier Than You Think     by Cherie Fresonke, @cheriefresonke Do you want to know how to make cute notebooks for retreat that match your theme? One of my favorite things to do when planning a retreat is to make sure that every gift we give the women matches the theme. […]

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High Maintenance Person

How to Handle a High Maintenance Person in 6 Easy Steps

And Preserve Your Sanity in the Process     by Cherie Fresonke, @cheriefresonke Do you have a high maintenance person in your life? Do you groan when you see that person’s name on your caller ID? Or perhaps, you want to run the other way when you see that person walking towards you? Does it […]

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Disciple the Hurting

Learn How to Disciple the Hurting in 4 Easy Steps

Practical Advice by Cherie Fresonke @cheriefresonke Do you have a heart to disciple the hurting? Are people always coming to you to share their burdens, but you feel inadequate? Below are 4 easy steps that can point you in the right direction. But first, let’s talk about what may be holding you back.     Many […]

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Granola and Strawberries

The Ultimate Nutty Sunflower Granola Muesli

Homemade Granola is the Best!  by Cherie Fresonke @cheriefresonke Do you host retreats? Or simply want a tasty breakfast without preservatives? Are you looking for an easy, delicious solution to breakfast time? Well, look no further. The Ultimate Nutty Sunflower Granola Muesli rates the most requested recipe at our Go in Peace Weekend Retreats.   […]

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Easter in Bulgaria

Easter in Bulgaria – Who Was Wrong? The Drunk or the Priest?

Village life is always interesting, and with Easter approaching we were eager to attend our first Saturday Evening Easter Service at the little Orthodox Church in our village.     Though the evening didn’t end the way we expected. Instead, we walked home wondering what would Jesus have done in the same situation. But before […]

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An Eye for an Eye, Tit for Tat

Tit for Tat or Not? Which Would You Choose?

by Cherie Fresonke @CherieFresonke When someone is a jerk to you, how do you respond? Do you turn the other cheek? Or do you throw insult for insult—an eye for an eye? Or in other words, tit for tat?     The Tit for Tat Dilemma These types of questions we’ve asked ourselves for the last […]

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Overcome Laziness

How to Overcome Laziness in Seven Practical Steps

by Cherie Fresonke @cheriefresonke Laziness. Is this something you struggle with? Have you ever wondered how to break the lack of initiative and be more productive?     Or perhaps you’re like me. When I’m overwhelmed with everything that needs to be accomplished I’m clueless where to begin. So I error on the side of laziness. If you […]

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Hope

Dreams and Reality

  by Cherie Fresonke @cheriefresonke Do your dreams and reality match? Or has reality pushed your dreams into outer space?   I must admit when my dreams and reality don’t quite line up I can get discouraged. So how do we look past the discouragement and find hope for daily living?   After countless hours of dreaming and eleven […]

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Christmas Memories that Last a Lifetime

Confused about what to buy the little ones for Christmas? Tired of all the expensive toys that are soon forgotten and abandoned? It can be difficult to figure out the best gift, especially if you live far away from your loved ones. That was our problem living overseas. We’re not a part of our grandchildren’s […]

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Trusting God as We Move to Bulgaria

  In the book of Hebrews we learn that Jesus is the author and finisher of our faith (see Hebrews 12:2). Last Friday morning as Keith and I were getting ready to depart for our move to Bulgaria I kept thinking about how one chapter in our lives was ending and a new one was […]

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